BOY SCOUTS

  • Obama says Boy Scouts should allow gays as members February 4, 2013

    Washington: President Barack Obama said Sunday that gays should be allowed in the Boy Scouts and women should be allowed in military combat roles, weighing in on two storied American institutions facing proposals to end longheld exclusions. The president's comments in a preSuper Bowl interview on CBS come ahead of...
  • Boy Scout saves President from knifeman January 8, 2008

    Colombo: A 15yearold Boy Scout intervened to stop a man from stabbing Maldives President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom with a kitchen knife today, a move the leader's spokesman said saved him from assassination. Gayoom, who was unharmed in the incident, paid tribute to teenager Mohamed Jaisham, who was wearing the characteristic green...